Baking · Cookies · Desserts

Snickerdoodles – Take Two

Today was my second attempt at the perfect snickerdoodle. I changed my recipe just a bit, replacing some of the butter with shortening. I also used a bigger ball of dough to get a slightly more domed cookie. I think I have found perfection. Puffed and soft, with just the right texture - these are… Continue reading Snickerdoodles – Take Two

Baking · Snacks


A wonderful friend at church paid me a very sweet compliment on my Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes - and mused about what my snickerdoodles must taste like...posted on facebook no less. What a great guy. So, now I am in search of the perfect snickerdoodle recipe for him. Nathan, here's my first effort. Not good enough… Continue reading Snickerdoodles

Baking · Snacks

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

The first day of fall isn't technically for another couple of days - but today's weather is my perfect autumn day. As Winnie-the-Pooh would call it, it's a blustery day. A touch of dark storm clouds and a  swirling breeze, not quite strong enough to be a full on windy day, but enough to stir… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes